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Phelps looks forward to being full-time dad

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps has nothing left to do at the pool.

August 14, 2016 | | Olympics

Bolt golden again in 100 at Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - If there were any doubts, it took less than 10 seconds - 9.81, to be exact - for Usain Bolt to erase them.

August 14, 2016 | | Olympics

Phelps dusts Lochte in 200 IM for 22nd gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps waggled four fingers, recognizing another historic achievement.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

Biles soars to Olympic all-around title

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles and Aly Raisman stood side by side in Rio Olympic Arena, clutching each other while waiting for the inevitable coronation.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

Marcus Fraser leads a day of firsts

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - On a day of firsts for Olympic golf, Marcus Fraser of Australia had the one that mattered - the first-round lead.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

US men win marathon match

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - At some point, Phil Dalhausser just had to laugh.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

US women roll to another easy win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. women's water polo coach Adam Krikorian shook his head in disgust after an ugly turnover in the third. He put in five new swimmers after China scored in the fourth, and then clapped his hands at his bench as if trying for a late wake-up call.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

Gray skies and green water at Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Skies and pools both darkened Wednesday as the sun-splashed Olympics in Rio de Janeiro gave way to gray clouds and murky green waters.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

US women’s team rolls on in another blowout

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Diana Taurasi and her U.S. teammates knew they'd be in for a test against Serbia.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

Brazil tops Denmark to avoid elimination in men’s soccer

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Brazil finally found its scoring touch in the men's soccer tournament at the Olympics.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics

Serena Williams destroys racket in win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - One destroyed racket - and one poor set - later, Serena Williams made it safely into the third round of the Rio Olympics as she bids for a second consecutive singles gold medal.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics

Deja vu for Americans; 5th in team gymnastics again

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It was 2012 all over again for the Americans on Monday in the Rio Games.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics

Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of firsts: Rafaela Silva captured host Brazil's initial gold medal of the Rio de Janeiro Games, and fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad made history by becoming the only American ever to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics

US women use balanced attack in rout of Spain

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Everywhere Sue Bird looks on the court, there's someone in a U.S. jersey that can score. It's a point guard's dream.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics

US men’s shakes slow start to blast Venezuela

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Red, white and blase for one quarter, the U.S. Olympic team woke up and won with ease.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics

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US skaters likely a threat for 3 medals

SAN JOSE (AP) - With a mixture of veterans and teens, the United States has its Olympic figure skating team. Are there any medals to be ...

January 09, 2018 | | Olympics

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